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Bridging Green Goals and Implementation through Training

July 27, 2011
July 2011 Vol. 9 Issue 7

Bridging Green Goals and Implementation through Training

Although the value of green operations is becoming clearer, the meaning of “green operations” remains elusive for many. It’s more than disparate pieces of energy efficiency, water management, purchasing, materials’ use, etc. Green operations deals with how these segments interact with one another throughout an organization and across a portfolio through systematic processes.

In addition to systems efficiencies, truly green operations provide an even higher level of staff utilization and operational gains – especially when decision makers and staff are on the same page and able to educate one another. Without educating stakeholders about the who, what, why, and how of green operations, these benefits are unattainable. Training not only helps move organizational plans into action, but it can also help achieve operational and staff efficiencies.
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Proper Training: A Trademark of Sustainable Facilities
Training becomes a critical – but often overlooked – component to ensure that a facility achieves its sustainable goals.
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The Changing Practice of Green Operations
Engaging your employees, tenants, and vendors as active participants in the process will create a collective mindset that leads to tailored solutions and successful results.
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Tomorrow’s Green Buildings: Merging Design and Operations
Upgrades and retrofits help set the stage for success, but a disconnect between the design intent and the day-to-day operations of a facility often remains. Until the disconnect is resolved, many of the best laid plans for green buildings will continue to fall through the proverbial cracks.
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